Most Endangered Places

Every year, many historic properties across the state of Washington are threatened by demolition or neglect. Collectively, these properties contribute to the quality of life we enjoy and shape the daily experiences of living in small towns, large cities and rural countryside across the state. Since 1992, the Washington Trust has maintained a list of Most Endangered Places, bringing attention to threatened buildings, sites, and historic places. The Washington Trust’s basic commitment to advocate for preservation of historic and cultural resources has been unwavering – we remain your “Voice for Preservation in Washington State” – our Most Endangered list perhaps best exemplifies this commitment.

Know an endangered place? We accept nominations year round. Prior to submitting a nomination, please contact us to discuss the program requirements and over-arching goals for the threatened resource.

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Rookery, Mohawk, and Merton Buildings

Camp Kilworth

Valley Schoolhouse

South Harbor Park Stack

Harborview Hall

Preston-Shaffer Milling Company

Cascade Workers’ Cottages

Collins Building

Jensen-Byrd Building

Murray and Rosa Morgan House

Old Granary Building

Beverly Railroad Bridge

St. Edward’s Catholic Church

First United Methodist Church

Carmack House

Post Hospital

Dvorak Barn

Morgan Middle School

Port Angeles Fire Station

Scottish Rite

Moran School Administration Building

Anderson-Baum Cabin

Fleischmann’s Yeast Plant

Point Hudson

Vashon Elementary Gym

LaFramboise Farmstead

Lincoln School

Green Mountain Lookout

Historic Buildings within Washington’s State Parks

Weyerhaeuser Corporate Campus

National Guard of Washington Armory

P-I Globe

Coke Oven Park

Schooner Wawona

Downtown Sprague

Our Lady of the Assumption/St. Urban’s Church

St. Nicholas Church

Murray Morgan Bridge

Bureau of Reclamation Headquarters

BNSF Depot

Bush House

Old Ritzville Highschool

National Historic District

Longfellow School

Sand Point Naval Station

Five Mile Schoolhouse

First Hill Apartments

Downtown Mount Vernon

Skykomish Hotel

John A. Finch Boy Scout Lodge

Arlington High School

Steilacoom Train Depot

Fort Steilacoom

Enloe Dam Powerhouse

Reard Freed Farmhouse

LaCrosse Rock Houses and Station

Surrey Downs

Elks Building

Roslyn Old City Hall and Library

St. Ignatius Hospital

First United Methodist Church

Alki Homestead Restaurant

McReavy House

Shelton Gymnasium

Providence Heights College

Libbey House

Camp Yeomalt WPA Log Cabin

Bettinger House

Waldo General Hospital

Battelle/Talaris Campus

Dorsey Bulding

William O. McKay Ford

Hastings Buildings

Old Woodinville School

Washington’s Historic Barns

Kapus Farmstead

Nuclear Reactor Building

Snoqualmie Falls Lumber Company Power Plant

McNeil Island

Day Block

Oysterville Historic District

Hyer Farm

McMillin Bridge

Digester Building

Quad 7 Hangar, Boeing Field

Northern State Hospital

Fort Walla Walla/Jonathan M. Wainwright Memorial VA Medical Center

Kelley Farm

Camp Waskowitz

Enchanted Valley Chalet

Mukai Farm and Garden

Lone Star Cement Building

Reard Freed Farmstead

Puyallup Fish Hatchery

Red Brick Road (Ronald Place North)

Electric Building

Puget Power Building

BF Tabbott House

Teapot Dome Gas Station

Howard S. Wright House

Scout House

Haller House

Curran House

Masonic Home of Washington

Packard House

Robert Morris Earthwork

Old Tumwater Brewery

Jefferson County Courthouse and Tower

East Seattle School

Stephenson House

Thayer Barn

Bruggemann Ranch

Washington Hall

Donovan District

B Reactor, Hanford Site

Snohomish County Courthouse

Colville Indian Agency

Old Ellensburg Hospital

Parlor Car #1799

Trafton Elementary

Ellensburg Depot

Fowler House

Historical Commercial Fishing Net Sheds

Old City Hall

Buchanan House (Trueblood House)